Project-based fellowship for resource management post-grads

Applications due to Oregon Sea Grant: January 18, 2019, by 5:00 p Pacific.

NEW! Oregon Sea Grant will host a brief informational webinar about our NOAA and Sea Grant Winter Graduate Fellowship Opportunities on Friday, January 4, 2019, from 10:00 to 10:30 a.m. Pacific. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. If you missed the webinar, the slides available here.

Notice for Application Submission: Oregon Sea Grant uses eSeaGrant, on online system, for fellowship application submission. In order to access this system, you must email by January 4, 2019, declaring your interest in applying. Stating your interest does not obligate you to apply. Once you submit your interest in this fellowship, an eSeaGrant account will be created for you. All components of your application, including letters of recommendation, will be submitted through this system. This system that may take some time to learn how to navigate, and we are here to provide assistance as needed; however, please do not wait until the last minute to apply.

Additional details: available from the NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship page and on the Announcement available for download here. 

Purpose of Fellowship: The Coastal Management Fellowship provides on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students and to provide project assistance to state coastal zone management programs. The program matches postgraduate students with state coastal zone programs to work on projects proposed by the state and selected by the fellowship sponsor, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Services Center. The 2019 project summaries are available below. This two-year opportunity offers a competitive salary, medical benefits, and travel and relocation expense reimbursement.

2019 Project are hosted in Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, and Wisconsin (Click each state to view the 2019 project summary).

Eligibility: Any student who will complete a master's or other advanced degree in natural resource management or environmental-related studies at an accredited U.S. university between January 1, 2018, and July 31, 2019, is eligible. Students from a broad range of environmental programs are encouraged to apply. Students from non-U.S. institutions are not eligible.

Schedule of Dates:

  • Informational Webinar: Friday, January 4, 2019, 10:00-10:30 am Pacific. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Register here.
  • Submit intent to apply to by January 4, 2019
  • Application due: January 18, 2019, by 5:00 pm PST
  • Placement Week for finalists: April 29-May 3, 2019
  • Fellowship begins: August 2019
  • Period of fellowship: two years

Questions? Please contact:

Stephanie Ichien
Oregon Sea Grant
Oregon State University
1600 SW Western Boulevard, Suite 350
Corvallis, Oregon 97333
Fax: 541-737-0661